Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,jeff Why'd nobody tell me bout John Hartford? (59* d) RE: Why'd nobody tell me bout John Hartford? 18 Feb 11

Met JH once at the Agora in Cleveland, OH. He was on a bill w/t Nitty-Gritty Dirt Band. A friend of mine and I had learned every song on Aereo-Plain and would play them at cookouts, etc. I went to shake his hand and started to shake w/no control. He stood there for a few seconds and said quietly, "Relax, I did the same thing when I met Earl Scruggs." We shared a laugh and I was able to calm down.

That album more than any other music changed my life. Desert island, solar power, one cd player and one cd? Aereo-plain...and a mandolin w/200 sets of strings. :-)

Enjoy your self-education, he's an American giant. Belongs on Mt. Rushmore.

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.